The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 75 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.67% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.096% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 0
Average salary £51,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.86% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Cyber Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
768 1043 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 82.98% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 687 812 764
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Kent region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Kent

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Kent

Cyber Security
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 7 £52,000 - 2
Chatham - 1 £65,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £24,000 -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) SIEM
3 10 (58.82%) Broadband
4 9 (52.94%) ArcSight
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) CISSP
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (23.53%) Big Data
9 3 (17.65%) Analytics
9 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
9 3 (17.65%) TippingPoint
9 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
9 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (17.65%) CEH
9 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
9 3 (17.65%) ERP
9 3 (17.65%) CCSP
9 3 (17.65%) CCNP
9 3 (17.65%) CCNA
9 3 (17.65%) SAP
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Internet

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Broadband
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) SIEM
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) R
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) CISSP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) CCSP
5 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) CEH
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) ArcSight
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) TippingPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £66000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago